Philadelphia PA 1912
My Grandmother, Florence Powell, worked for Strawbridges
before I was born, into her retirement at 63.
Started at the downtown store and later transferred to the new
Going to visit her downtown at work was always such a treat, the old department stores were so grande, she worked in the ladies uniform and clothing dept. Best part was riding the wooden escalators or the elevators with attendants in them to push the buttons and call out the items available on each floor. Plus we got to ride the el downtown.